schizocarp


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a dry dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more parts each with a single seed

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The fruit is a 2-winged, bilocular bisymmetrical schizocarp formed from a superior ovary.
The fruit is a 3-winged schizocarp derived from a 3-carpellate superior ovary, separating septicidally into three 2-winged cocci.
Fruits usually a capsule or follicle, occasionally a berry, drupe or rarely a schizocarp.
Fruit a (septicidal or loculicidal) capsule, berry, drupe or dry and indehiscent or a schizocarp, sometimes dicoccous (Galium), rarely a nutlet (Theligonum).
In years that maples are seeding synchronously in massive numbers, like 2012 and 2013, they use much of their nutrients to make samaroid schizocarps (maple seed-noses, to us laymen).